Team

Lisa Alpern


Lisa, a native of Indianapolis, came to IKAR in 2006. She served as the Education Director of IKAR from 2006-2010, where she experienced firsthand the energy, creativity, and passion of the community.

Prior to IKAR, Lisa worked in development at the Jewish Federation, both in Chicago and Boston. Currently, she serves as the Director of B’nei Mitzvah Engagement at Wilshire Boulevard Temple.  Her husband Dave is a former IKAR board member and board chair, and they have two children, Noa and Josh, who both attend Brawerman Elementary School.  Go Blaze!

Lisa received a B.A. in Jewish Studies from the University of Michigan and a Masters Degree in Jewish Education from Hebrew College.